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Scoop: No Tribute to Margaret Thatcher Here, Folks.

GRIMM DEPARTURE: A funny moment occurred at Funhouse Lounge on April 6, when writer-director Steve Coker ducked out halfway through his own play, a performance of Varsity Cheerleader Werewolves From O   More
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: To (All) the Gossips that Rejected Me.

HOOK US UP: Finally, the Portland trend that makes the most sense of any Portland trend, ever, is spreading: On April 4 at 5 pm, Green Castle Food Court (1930 NE Everett St.) gets its first hookah car   More
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: This Gossip is an Avatar, Not a Hoax.

LITERARY CONTROVERSY FESTERS: A fundraiser featuring JT LeRoy to benefit the youth charity P:ear at Disjecta on Thursday, March 28, promises the odd spectacle of an author who famously posed for 1   More
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Beth Ditto Arrested

This gossip has the Zips in the Final Four.

A LESS JOYFUL NOISE:As first reported by WW, Beth Ditto, the 32-year-old singer for internationally renowned dance-punk band Gossip, was arrested on North Mississippi Avenue in the early hours of Satu   More
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Ladd’s Inn Out and Best New Band Balloting

Betting one shiny shilling on an Irish pope.

SAD ABOUT LADD: Ladd’s Inn, the beloved 50-year-old dive on the northwest corner of the Addition from which it gets its name, will close Saturday, March 16. A bartender told Scoop the owners admit   More
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cinema 21 Looks to Expand

This gossip uses Sriracha just like ketchup.

TRUNKS 1, DRUNKS 0: The Oregon Zoo’s annual beer festival, Zoo Brew, has been trampled by elephants. Scoop has learned the zoo will discontinue the annual beer fest because the space where it wa   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Dewayne Recovering and Funhouse Sans Wii

Gossip saying nothing about Quvenzhané Wallis.

LOCAL BOUNTY: Last week, Gov. John Kitzhaber broke news of a TNT pilot starring Geena Davis to be shot in Oregon. Now, more details about the show, in which Davis plays a bounty hunter: The pilo   More
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Para-Nominated and Captured by Porches Suspended in Portland

This gossip needs no license to serve.

CAPTURED BY BUREAUCRATS: Earlier this month, Captured by Porches Brewing Co. suspended operations at all of its Portland locations because of licensing issues with the City of Portland regarding   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Benefits for Krebs and Full Sail Bails on Pale

Hot gossip from the Papal Conclave.

CURTAIN CALL MAY NOT COME: Last week, Portland’s theater community reeled from news that Southeast Belmont Street’s venerable Theater! Theatre! would be shutting its doors this summer. But now t   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Portland Baristas Best Seattle’s (Again)

Gossip that misses Kelly and Michelle.

PIZZA SQUABBLE SETTLED: Two local pizzerias have settled a beef over pizzaiolos. Stephen Ferruzza, owner of Al Forno Ferruzza on Northeast Alberta Street, was upset when some of his employees were   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Culture Staff

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